An 18th century table screen likely from the heart of Imperial China sold for more than one million euros ($1.3 million) in a French auction house, an official said Monday.
This undated handout picture released on October 28, 2012 by the French auction house "Galerie de Chartres" located in Chartres, southwest of Paris, shows a "table screen" from the 18th century. ©AFP PHOTO / GALERIE DE CHARTRES
The decorative wooden item, measuring 26 cm (10.2 inches) high by 18 cm (7 inches) long, features a white jade disc at its centre, said Pascal Maiche from the auction house in Chartes, near Paris.
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